• Greenberg (2010)

Greenberg

Release Date: March 19th, 2010

DVD Release Date: July 13th, 2010

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

Roger Greenberg (Ben Stiller), a failed musician now making a living as a carpenter in New York, returns to Los Angeles to house-sit for his brother (Chris Messina). He is stranded there -- since he doesn't drive -- until his brother's assistant, Florence (Greta Gerwig), comes to his rescue. She is as much a lost soul as he is, and as the pair begin spending more time together, they form a significant connection -- giving Roger a much-needed reason to be happy.

Cast: Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Rhys Ifans, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Chris Messina, Susan Taylor, Merritt Wever, Zach Chassler

Director: Noah Baumbach

Genres: Comedy drama , Romance

Production Co: Scott Rudin Productions

Keywords: 2010s, Los Angeles, Relationships, Love, House, Quest, Underdog, Best friend, New York City, Offbeat, Brother

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Ella TaylorNPR

    Greenberg is on every level the work of a more mature filmmaker, and quite possibly a happier man. show more

  • 100
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    Extraordinary. show more

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    While winning no points for originality, Baumbach and his co-conspirator in the script, Jennifer Jason Leigh -- have created an all-too-convincing portrait of a 40-year-old man in emotional freefall. show more

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